Monthly Archives: January 2014


“On the Beatific Vision” – Translation and Notes

Dear all, Please find attached a working English translation of Dietrich’s treatise: Dietrich of Freiberg – De visione beatifica EMConversions The Latin text has been uploaded online by its original editor, Burkhard Mojsisch, and can be found here: http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/Chronologia/Lspost13/Theodoricus/the_vi00.html I note that Mojsisch refers to this online version as a […]


Dietrich of Freiberg’s “On the Beatific Vision”

Dear All, Within a fortnight I shall upload a translation of Dietrich von Freiberg’s De visione beatifica. The Latin text can be consulted here: http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/Chronologia/Lspost13/Theodoricus/the_vi00.html Dietrich is a highly speculative theological and scientific mind (in fact the first to produce the correct optical theory of the rainbow!), and a Dominican […]